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Decoding Excellence

The Decoding Excellence show , hosted by Adam Ringler, is an exploration of the human element behind world-class performers. The show is centered around intimate conversations with masters of their craft, to distill the tools, tactics, and techniques that encapsulates excellence. The Decoding Excellence show focuses on identify the commonalities and differences between world-class professionals in order to deconstruct and decode excellence.
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Apr 24, 2017

In this episode of the Decoding Excellence Show, I am speaking with Hamish Munro, the U21 Sport Scientist/Strength and Conditioning Coach at Al Ahli Football Club Dubai.

Hamish is a Sport Scientist, Fitness Coach and Strength and Conditioning Coach who specializes in the physical preparation of footballers. Hamish has worked in professional football within three countries across Europe and Asia leading the support of sport science. Hamish holds a BSc in Strength and Conditioning, a PGCert in Sport Performance and accreditation including CSCS, XPS, Eleiko, and FA.

 

Hamish and I discuss:

  • Overview of Tactical Periodization
  • Lessons Learned in his Journey
  • Progression through Football Clubs
  • The Place of Technology in Training

You can catch up with Hamish on Twitter at @HamishMunro90 or his Linkedin Page where he outlined a great post about Tactical Periodization.

This episode of the Decoding Excellence show is brought to you by Vald Performance, the makers of the NordBord, DashBord, and the GroinBar.

They can be found at ValdPerformance.com

Stay updated with the podcast by following me on Twitter via @AdamRingler or visiting AdamRingler.com. Thanks again for listening to the Decoding Excellence Show! I appreciate all the support growing this Sport Science, Strength & Conditioning, and High-Performance Coaching resource.

Loyally,

Adam Ringler

Apr 17, 2017

​In this episode of the Decoding Excellence show, I am speaking with Sleep Coach and author, Nick Littlehales.

Nick is a leading industry expert with over 30 years experience in the world of sleep, sleeping habits, and product design and over 15 years dedicated to elite athletes and professional sport.

Recently, Nick authored a fantastic book on the importance of sleep and recovery titled: "Sleep: Redefine Your Rest, for Success in Work, Sport and Life".

Having read the book, it's a tremendous and practical guide that all coaches would benefit from reading and applying the simple lessons provided in the text.

Nick's book is available on Amazon.com, Audible, iBookstore, and Google Play. 

Nick and I discuss:

  • Importance of Sleep in Athletic Performance
  • Discussions surrounding his book
  • The concept of aggregation marginal gains
  • The R90 Sleep Method
  • Simple & Real World Sleep/Recovery Tips
  • Understanding your Circadian Rhythm
  • Identifying your Sleep Chronotype
  • How Sleep affects Recovery & Regeneration

You can catch up with Nick on Twitter at @SportSleepCoach or his website at SportSleepCoach.co.uk

This episode of the Decoding Excellence show is brought to you by Vald Performance, the makers of the NordBord, DashBord, and the GroinBar.

They can be found at ValdPerformance.com

Stay updated with the podcast by following me on Twitter via @AdamRingler or visiting AdamRingler.com or DecodingExellence.com

Loyally

Apr 6, 2017

​In this episode of the Decoding Excellence show, I am speaking with Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach for the University of Tennessee, Coach Greg Adamson.

Coach Adamson to Tennessee after serving as the assistant strength and conditioning coach at Winthrop in 2011-12. While at Winthrop, he developed training regimens and programs for women's basketball, baseball, men's & women's Soccer, track and field, men's tennis, and lacrosse. Prior to his time at Winthrop, he served as a graduate assistant for strength and conditioning at Central Michigan for two years, where he worked with four top 25 teams.

Coach Adamson and I discuss:

  • His background into S&C
  • Coaching progressions & evolutions
  • Empowerment & Education
  • Battling Entitlement
  • The Power of Youth Coaching
  • Characteristics of Great Coaches
  • Problem Solvers & Enthusiasts
  • Favorite Books from 2016
  • Utilization of Sports Technology
  • Building Sport-Science Buy-in
  • His Definition of Excellence

You can catch up with Coach Adamson on Twitter at @UTCoachGreg

 

This episode of the Decoding Excellence show is brought to you by Vald Performance, the makers of the NordBord, DashBord, and the GroinBar.

They can be found at ValdPerformance.com

Stay updated with the podcast by following me on Twitter via @AdamRingler or visiting AdamRingler.com or DecodingExellence.com

Loyally

Apr 3, 2017

 

​In this episode of the Decoding Excellence show, I am speaking with Dr. John Sullivan.

Dr. Sullivan is a Sport Scientist and Clinical Sport Psychologist. He has over twenty years of clinical and scholarly experience, and for the past 16 years he has worked with the same team in the National Football League (NFL) coordinating clinical care and sport science. Dr. Sullivan’s experience also includes such work within the National Basketball Association, Major League Soccer, English Premier League, The English Football Association, Premier Rugby League, Australian Football League and Olympic national teams.

Dr. Sullivan and I discuss:

  • The importance of brain health
  • Importance of Nutrition, Hydration & Sleep
  • His book: "The Brain Always Wins"
  • What "Mental Toughness" really is
  • Performance Technologies

You can find Dr. Sullivan on Twitter at @BrainAlwaysWins or at his website TheBrainAlwaysWins.com In addition, you can read more from Dr. Sullivan by purchasing his latest book, "The Brain Always Wins" via. Amazon.com

This episode of the Decoding Excellence show is brought to you by Vald Performance, the makers of the NordBord, DashBord, and the GroinBar.

They can be found at ValdPerformance.com

Stay updated with the podcast by following me on Twitter via @AdamRingler or visiting AdamRingler.com or DecodingExellence.com

Loyally

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